Schedule of Classes

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NEW — Attend FDOY classes at three or more studios and be entered into a drawing for fabulous prizes, including a free month of yoga at your favorite studio!

Free Day of Yoga Guidelines
  • Take off your shoes before entering the yoga room
  • Arrive 10 to 15 minutes early to get a spot
  • Sign in at the front desk
  • Avoid using scents or perfumes before coming to class
  • Turn off your cell phone
  • Observe the etiquette for each studio you visit
  • Have fun!

Bikram (at Hot Yoga At Sunrise) – new addition

Time: 7:00 – 8:30 a.m.
Class Level: All Levels
Location: 4009 Bridge Street, Fair Oaks 95628
Website: hotyogaatsunrise.com/
Instructor: Jennifer Richards
Description: Our Bikram Style Hot Yoga class is a 90 minute workout in 105 degrees with 30 to 60% humidity to warm your muscles, prevent injury and allow for a deeper workout. Each class delivers total body fitness while cleansing every system in the body. All styles offered at Hot Yoga At Sunrise compliment each other creating total body fitness inside and out! Come join us, you’ll be glad you did!


Wake Up to Yoga (at It’s All Yoga) 

Time: 7:30 – 8:40 a.m.
Class Level: All levels welcome
Location: 2405 21st Street, Sacramento, CA 95818
Website: www.itsallyoga.com
Instructor: Sethyne Gavin
Description: Start the morning by stretching and breathing your body awake. Build on basic pose alignment, breathwork and relaxation. You’ll feel like heaven the rest of the day! (Plus, Sethyne is an incredible baker and just might bring healthy, delicious treats to class!)


Power Vinyasa Yoga (at Zuda Yoga – Midtown) 

Time: 8:00 – 9:15 a.m.
Class Level: All levels
Location: 19th and O Street, Midtown Sacramento
Website: www.zudayoga.com
Instructor: Anne Marie Kramer
Description: Zuda’s signature class—vigorous, dynamic, flow-based yoga where variance and creativity are the norm. You will sweat. You will be challenged. We suggest you have a familiarity with Sun Salutations A & B before tackling an all levels class. Everyone takes accountability for her own practice. Ahimsa, or the idea of doing no harm, beginning with you, is a central tenant.


Power Vinyasa Yoga (at Zuda Yoga – Folsom) 

Time: 8:00 – 9:15 a.m.
Class Level: All levels
Location: 220 Blue Ravine #130, Folsom, CA
Website: www.zudayoga.com
Instructor: Team Zuda
Description: Zuda’s signature class—vigorous, dynamic, flow-based yoga where variance and creativity are the norm. You will sweat. You will be challenged. We suggest you have a familiarity with Sun Salutations A & B before tackling an all levels class. Everyone takes accountability for her own practice. Ahimsa, or the idea of doing no harm, beginning with you, is a central tenant.


Easy Breezy Flow (at It’s All Yoga) 

Time: 9:00 – 10:10 a.m.
Class Level: 1-3
Location: 2405 21st Street, Sacramento, CA 95818
Website: www.itsallyoga.com
Instructor: Althea Moynihan
Description: Perfect class for students new to flow or those who enjoy a gradual building of warming movement. Althea’s classes are delicious and you’ll leave feeling all loved up!


Sivananda Yoga (at Rise Yoga Studio) 

Time: 9:00 – 10:15 a.m.
Class Level: All levels
Location: 7485 Rush River Dr. #705, Sacramento, CA 95831
Website: www.riseyoga.com
Instructor: Ann DaPrato, E-RYT-500
Description: This classical practice regards the body as a vehicle for the soul on its journey towards perfection. Class includes, breathing exercises, sun salutations, 12 essential postures and meditation that creates harmony and balance in mind body and spirit.


Free Yoga in the McClatchy Park (at The Secret Place) – new addition

Time: 9:00 – 10:15 a.m.
Class Level: All Levels
Location: 3500 5th Avenue, Sacramento, 95817 (McClatchy Park)
Website: www.secretplacemeditation.com
Instructor: Rhonda Jones
Description: Enjoy the trees, morning sunlight, and breezy air with an rejuvenating and relaxing yoga workout including classic yoga poses with a little bit of flow and guided meditation. Class is suitable for all levels. You’ll find us on the right side of the farmer’s market on grassy area. This class is offered weekly until October and it’s always free.


Finding Ease in your (un)Labor Day Practice (at The Yoga Solution) 

Time: 9:00 – 10:15 a.m.
Class Level: All Levels
Location: 5290 Elvas Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95819
Website: TheYogaSolution.net
Instructor: Phil Smith
Description: This class will bring balance to those who labor too much in their practice with those who wish to find more strength. Finding ease without overdoing or undoing creates a sense of balance, stability and grace. Come join Phil for this great (un) Labor Day class. You will feel refreshed and renewed.


YinYang Style (at Hot Yoga At Sunrise) – new addition

Time: 9:00 – 10:30 a.m.
Class Level: All Levels
Location: 4009 Bridge Street, Fair Oaks 95628
Website: hotyogaatsunrise.com
Instructor: Bobby
Description: Hot Yoga At Sunrise offers Hot Yoga for all fitness levels. Our YinYang class offers the Power, Strength, Balance and Flexibility of the “Yang” style and the Long, Deep, Stretching floor postures of the Yin Practice; Creating total body fitness inside and out. You’ll love our classes, knowledgeable, friendly staff, beautiful serene location and our students and staff will great you as part of the family. Come enjoy a wonderful free day of yoga, you’ll be glad you did!


Bikram’s Beginning Yoga Class (at Bikram Yoga Lincoln) – new addition

Time: 9:00 – 10:30 a.m.
Class Level: All Levels
Location: 785 S. Hwy 65, Suite 20, Lincoln, 95648
Website: www.yogalincoln.com
Instructor: Kathryn Body
Description: Bikram yoga is a challenging series of 26 postures and 2 breathing exercises, suitable for all ages and all levels of ability. Each posture stretches,strengthens, and prepares specific muscles, ligaments, and joints needed for the next posture. Bikram yoga also stimulates organs, glands, and nerves, moving fresh oxygenated blood to 100% of the body, restoring all systems to a healthy working order. Bikam Choudhury scientifically designed this 90 minute program to deliver total health through the balancing and strengthening of every system in the body. To prevent illness and injury, promote weight loss and limit the effects of aging. This series of postures also improves concentration, patience, determination, and self-control to increase mental clarity and reduce stress. Bikram yoga is done in a heated room to warm your muscles, prevent injury, allow a deeper workout and cleanse the body by flushing toxins.


Bikram Yoga (at Bikram Yoga Natomas) – new addition

Time: 9:00 – 10:30 a.m.
Class Level: All Levels
Location: 3270 Arena Blvd #500 Sacramento 95834
Website: www.bikramyoganatomas.com
Instructor: Leanna Ketelsen
Description: Bikram Yoga is a series of 26 postures and 2 breathing exercises done in a heated room. Please come to class 15 minutes early. Bring a yoga mat, bath size towel and water. All of these available to rent and/or purchase at the studio. Come with an open mind and enjoy the experience. Hope to see you there!!


Vinyasa Flow (at VEERA YOGA) – updated class time

Time: 9:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Class Level: All levels
Location: Nugget Plaza, 711 Pleasant Grove Blvd., Roseville, CA 95677
Website: veerayoga.com
Instructor: Gangotri Garg
Description: This is a Vinyasa class in which we will flow in and out of poses and build on the sequence as we go. We will build internal heat through breath work and connect to the infinite internal power that we are all a part of.


Bhakti Power Flow (at Padme Yoga Center) 

Time: 9:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Class Level: All levels
Location: 1899 Alhambra Blvd. #120 Sacramento, CA 95816
Website: padmecenter.com
Instructor: John Florian
Description: Bhakti Power Flow is a vigorous, yet compassionate sequence of poses linked by breath and enhanced by upbeat music. Our classes are the optimum balance of strength-building and stretching with particular focus on alignment and breath. The studio is heated to 85 degrees to lightly relax muscles and promote an injury-free practice.


Bikram Yoga (at Bikram Yoga Folsom) – new addition

Time: 9:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Class Level: All levels
Location: 1013 Riley Street Folsom, CA, 95630
Website: www.bikramyogafolsom.com
Instructor: Karen Ernst
Description: Bikram Yoga is suited for beginners and experienced practitioners alike. Never done yoga? No flexibility? Maybe a little nervous? No problem! Come on in and we’ll help you every step of the way. Be a part of an amazing community of people committed to laugh, learn, grow and sweat!


Svaroopa Yoga: Find Your Bliss . . . Within! (at The Yoga Practice) 

Time: 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Class Level: Beginning and Continuing Students
Location: 1818 29th Street, Sacramento
Website: www.typractice.com
Instructor: Lisa Brown
Description: Svaroopa® yoga is known for its compassionate approach to profoundly healing and transforming the body and mind. Using deceptively simple poses, it is an accessible practice for the hesitant new student and radical for the seasoned yogi. Using props, precise alignments, and hands-on adjustments each pose releases core tension along the spine. This brings a sense of renewal and rejuvenation. Students learn the benefits and elements of Ujjayi Pranayama–the primary and powerful breathing practice of Svaroopa yoga. These classes also focus on the primary poses that provide deep internal release through the layers of muscles connected to the spine.


Back Care Basics (at It’s All Yoga) 

Time: 10:30 – 11:40 a.m.
Class Level: 1-2
Location: 2405 21st Street, Sacramento, CA 95818
Website: www.itsallyoga.com
Instructor: Kim Wagaman
Description: Through postural habits, weakened muscles, and prolonged sitting, we risk compromising the health of the spine, resulting in pain or limited range of motion. Kim will offer simple changes to your yoga practice and life to support a healthy body.


Vinyasa Flow (at Rise Yoga Studio) 

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Class Level: 1-2
Location: 7485 Rush River Dr. #705, Sacramento, CA 95831
Website: www.riseyoga.com
Instructor: Josh Jugum
Description: Flow into grace with this fusion of breath and movement. Poses are held for shorter periods of time and connected to each other with sun salutations and breath creating “yoga-flow-as-you go”.


Yogi Happy Hour (at Asha Yoga) 

Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Class Level: 1-3
Location: 1050 20th St. #110, Sacramento, CA
Website: www.ashayoga.com
Instructor: Cori Martinez
Description: This class will take deep breathing to a whole new level! Most of us are drastically oxygen starved and our body and mind suffer the consequences such as stress, waking up tired, dependence on caffeine, being prone to sickness, moody, unmotivated, overwhelmed, etc. In this class we will specifically align every pose with the intention of increasing our vitality and capacity for taking in oxygen. You will feel absolutely amazing…guaranteed! No yoga experience necessary. (Although even experienced yogi’s will likely discover something magical!)


Yin (at VEERA YOGA) – updated class style

Time: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Class Level: All levels
Location: Nugget Plaza, 711 Pleasant Grove Blvd., Roseville, CA 95677
Website: veerayoga.com
Instructor: Tasia Ray Weatherly
Description: This is a Vinyasa class in which we will flow in and out of poses and build on the sequence as we go. We will build internal heat through breath work and connect to the infinite internal power that we are all a part of.


Ashtanga Power Yoga (at Practice Yoga) 

Time: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Class Level: All levels
Location: 807 16th Street Sacramento, CA 95814
Website: practiceyogasac.com
Instructor: Jim Cahill
Description: This class is an Ashtanga Masala, a mix of poses condensed into an efficient hour-long class and linked together through vinyasas that create an energetic flow. Sun salutations will give way to floor poses, forward folds, backbends and twists, all meant to introduce powerful Ashtanga poses to your yoga resume.


Hour of Power (at Bikram Yoga Lincoln) – new addition

Time: 12 – 1 p.m.
Class Level: All Levels
Location: 785 S. Hwy 65, Suite 20, Lincoln, 95648
Website: www.yogalincoln.com
Instructor: Emily McKenzie
Description: Only have time for a quick workout and want to get your yoga on? Hour of Power is an intense yoga practice that fuses together a variety of yoga styles to nourish and soothe the mind while giving the body a deep practice on the mat. Set to up-beat music, this class resonates with toning and strengthening postures, while delivering a great cardio-vascular workout. (all level class / warm room / 60 min class – set to music)


I’m New to Yoga, Please Don’t Hurt Me (at It’s All Yoga) 

Time: 12:00 – 1:10 p.m.
Class Level: Levels 1-2
Location: 2405 21st Street, Sacramento, CA 95818
Website: www.itsallyoga.com
Instructor: Madeleine Lohman
Description: Are you brand new to yoga? Are you afraid of being asked to turn into a pretzel? Does the idea of sweating your socks off make you nervous? This is the class for you. Madeleine serves up accessible yoga with incredibly profound effects.


Bikram Yoga (at Sacramento Bikram Yoga) – new addition

Time: 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Class Level: Beginning
Location: 6350 Folsom Blvd., Suite 100
Website: www.sacramentobikramyoga.com
Instructor: Julie Havelock
Description: Traditional Bikram Yoga, practiced in a hot room for 90 minutes consists of 26 postures and 2 breathing exercises. This is Hatha yoga and appropriate for all levels and abilities. Come to class well hydrated and ready to sweat and have fun!


Beginners Yoga (at Rise Yoga Studio) 

Time: 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Class Level: 1
Location: 7485 Rush River Dr. #705, Sacramento, CA 95831
Website: www.riseyoga.com
Instructor: Jessie DeHaven
Description: Start your personal journey into the world of yoga. Learn at a comfortable easy pace in a supportive environment with others who are new to yoga.


Svaroopa Yoga: Find Your Bliss . . . Within! (at The Yoga Practice) 

Time: 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Class Level: Beginning and Continuing Students
Location: 1818 29th Street, Sacramento
Website: www.typractice.com
Instructor: Parvati Gebhardt
Description: Svaroopa® yoga is known for its compassionate approach to profoundly healing and transforming the body and mind. Using deceptively simple poses, it is an accessible practice for the hesitant new student and radical for the seasoned yogi. Using props, precise alignments, and hands-on adjustments each pose releases core tension along the spine. This brings a sense of renewal and rejuvenation. Students learn the benefits and elements of Ujjayi Pranayama–the primary and powerful breathing practice of Svaroopa yoga. These classes also focus on the primary poses that provide deep internal release through the layers of muscles connected to the spine.


Superfly Slow-Mo Flow (at It’s All Yoga) 

Time: 2:00 – 3:10 p.m.
Class Level: 2-4
Location: 2405 21st Street, Sacramento, CA 95818
Website: www.itsallyoga.com
Instructor: Michelle Marlahan
Description: Mae West said, “Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly.” Slowing vinyasa down allows you to feel it more deeply and stay safe in the poses with appropriate alignment. We’ll keep it juicy and superfly!


Meditation, Mantra and Pranayama (at It’s All Yoga) 

Time: 3:30 – 4:40 p.m.
Class Level: 1
Location: 2405 21st Street, Sacramento, CA 95818
Website: www.itsallyoga.com
Instructor: Alicia Patrice
Description: Explore the other aspects of yoga: meditation, mantra (word or phrase) and pranayama (breath techniques). Many people find these practices the core of Yoga; come experience how they can add a new dimension to your practice.


Therapeutic Wall Yoga (at Practice Yoga) 

Time: 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.
Class Level: Beginner
Location: 807 16th Street Sacramento, CA 95814
Website: practiceyogasac.com
Instructor: Jim Cahill
Description: Therapeutic Wall brings the restorative benefits of the Yoga Wall to students in a series of traction-based poses designed to lengthen constricted joints, loosen tight muscles and relieve painfully pinched nerves. We use gentle inversion postures to bring relief to the neck, back, shoulder, hip and knees. That means you’ll spend some time hanging upside down! Using the only Yoga Wall in Sacramento, you will suspend in ways that restore flexibility, help promote better blood circulation, and lead to lots of fun!


Restorative Yoga (at It’s All Yoga) 

Time: 5:00 – 6:10 p.m.
Class Level: 1
Location: 2405 21st Street, Sacramento, CA 95818
Website: www.itsallyoga.com
Instructor: Tami Hackbarth
Description: Tami calls this super supported, cushy style of yoga “Restorative Snooze” because you’ll feel like you just had a full night’s sleep afterward. This is a practice of resting, relaxing, and playing the game of “how little can you do.” **Please sign up in advance for this class at http://clients.mindbodyonline.com/ws.asp?studioid=4333&stype=-7.


Take Flight – A Class All About Arm Balances! (at Asha Yoga-East Sac) 

Time: 5:00 – 6:15 p.m.
Class Level: Ready to TRY
Location: 3610 McKinnley Blvd., Sacramento, CA
Website: www.ashayoga.com
Instructor: Emily Burton
Description: Crow pose, side crow, scissors; they are called many names and often times can be intimidating and confusing. Learn the sanskrit names and the stories that inspire arm balances and how to do them! In this class you will learn proper alignment so that being on your hands feels like flying instead of crying. You’ll learn the basic arm balances and their variations – bringing your practice to a whole new level.


Yin/Yang 1-2 (at The Yoga Seed Collective) 

Time: 6:00 – 7:15 p.m.
Class Level: 1-2
Location: 1400 E St., Suite B, Sacramento, CA 95814
Website: theyogaseed.org
Instructor: Reno Gorman
Description: The practice will draw together different elements in yoga: softness combined with strength, inner balancing outer, stillness flowing into movement.


Svaroopa Yoga: Find your bliss…within! (at The Yoga Practice) 

Time: 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Class Level: Beginning and Continuing Students
Location: 1818 29th Street, Sacramento
Website: www.typractice.com
Instructor: Parvati Gebhardt
Description: Svaroopa® yoga is known for its compassionate approach to profoundly healing and transforming the body and mind. Using deceptively simple poses, it is an accessible practice for the hesitant new student and radical for the seasoned yogi. Using props, precise alignments, and hands-on adjustments each pose releases core tension along the spine. This brings a sense of renewal and rejuvenation. Students learn the benefits and elements of Ujjayi Pranayama–the primary and powerful breathing practice of Svaroopa yoga. These classes also focus on the primary poses that provide deep internal release through the layers of muscles connected to the spine.


Ashtanga 1-2-3 (at Practice Yoga) 

Time: 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Class Level: All levels are welcome
Location: 807 16th Street Sacramento, CA 95814
Website: practiceyogasac.com
Instructor: Bill Counter
Description: Our popular Ashtanga 1-2-3 is a mix, or masala, of poses from first, second and third series, combined in a whimsical, fun sequence within a 90 minute class. Take a tour of the standing poses, twists, arm balances and backbends that are the heart of Ashtanga practice. You’ll start with traditional Sun Salutations and then proceed through asasnas drawn from each of the first three series. Unlike our First and Second Series Ashtanga classes, this class will feature a different array and sequence of poses each week, mixing up your routine a little in the name of fun!


Kirtan (at It’s All Yoga) 

Time: 6:45 – 8:00 p.m.
Class Level: All Levels
Location: 2405 21st Street, Sacramento, CA 95818
Website: www.itsallyoga.com
Instructor: Alicia Patrice
Description: Join Radiant Friend, Alicia’s band of harmonium, flute, cello, percussion, viola, banjo, and ukulele. We’ll unite our voices in kirtan, the joyous call-and-response chanting practice from India’s devotional traditions. No experience necessary.


ALL Bodies Yoga (at The Yoga Seed Collective) 

Time: 7:30 – 8:45 p.m.
Class Level: All Levels
Location: 1400 E St., Suite B, Sacramento, CA 95814
Website: theyogaseed.org
Instructor: Jessica Rhodes
Description: ALL Bodies Yoga is a class designed to be accessible to all students regardless of ability and body type.


Please check back as FDOY approaches; additional classes will continue to be added to the schedule!

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